You, too can love being a turtle!
9/13/03 - Michelangelo's Electronic Nunchucks
you 80's revival for being so good to me. As I was stocking
up on the latest 80's movie DVD releases and newfound
Care Bears accessories, I took a waltz by the toy department
at my local Wal-Mart and BEHOLD! I giant display of new
goodies from the fresh TMNT cartoon. Totally bodacious.
Small turtles, large turtles, shell cels, vehicles and
more goodies than you can shake a bo staff at. But the
thing that caught my eye was the electronic weapons that
looked more like a dress up kit to me. And being as it
would have seemed a little strange if I had dressed up
as a ninja turtle while I was a wee lass, it was much
more appropriate now that I was grown.
So I grabbed the Michelangelo's Nunchuck's set and carried
them triumphantly to the register. For a mere $15 I would
soon find out what was so great about being a turtle.
Upon further inspection, I noticed some slight slashing
on the box. Perhaps Shredder was trying to find this one
out as well. I doubt he got very far, because the back
was covered in impenetrable twisty ties and tape.
I needed some turtle garb to set the mood for the look.
I grabbed the only green shirt I owned, and it was quite
oversized. I simply put my belt around it and put on some
stockings to give myself a more scaly feeling on my legs.
So I commenced with the opening, throwing bits and pieces
about my Care Bears throw blanket. Soon I was throwing
curses, because the inner instructions read "batteries
not included" and not clearly marked on the outer
shell. I had to dig up some AA batteries, which meant
ripping them out of another toy. Sorry Luna Sphere. Your
annoying mews were more than I could tolerate. Your death
shall not be in vein. For once you have done something
to benefit all of mankind.